taxiway


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tax·i·way

 (tăk′sē-wā′)
n.
A usually paved strip at an airport for use by aircraft in taxiing to and from a runway.

taxiway

(ˈtæksɪˌweɪ)
n
(Aeronautics) a marked path along which aircraft taxi to or from a runway, parking area, etc. Also called: taxi strip or peritrack

tax•i•way

(ˈtæk siˌweɪ)

n.
any surface area of an airport used for taxiing airplanes, as to and from a runway.
[1930–35]

taxiway

A specially prepared or designated path on an airfield for the use of taxiing aircraft.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.taxiway - a paved surface in the form of a strip; used by planes taxiing to or from the runway at an airport
airfield, flying field, landing field, field - a place where planes take off and land
paved surface - a level horizontal surface covered with paving material
Translations

taxiway

[ˈtæksɪweɪ] N (Aer) → pista f de rodaje

taxiway

[ˈtæksɪˌweɪ] n (Aer) → pista di rullaggio
References in periodicals archive ?
The captain received orders to turn back and use another taxiway, but the plane overshot the turnoff and was unable to return on its own.
"While visibility was high and no obstacles or FOD (foreign object debris) were on the taxiway, the aircraft accelerated with full take-off power and exceeded the taxiway, onto the unpaved area ending up close to the exit of taxiway G4, north of taxiway K," an AIB statement said.
Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia's Aviation Investigation Bureau (AIB) had earlier issued a statement saying, "The aircraft accelerated with full take-off power and exceeded the taxiway onto an unpaved area ending up close to the exit of taxiway (G4) north of taxiway (K).
US Secretary of Transportation said this investment in two new taxiways at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport will help ensure more efficient movement of travelers and commercial goods through the fourth busiest airport in the US.
The taxiway of the airport happens to be on a bridge," an Emirates spokesperson told Khaleej Times.
Airside issues would be addressed with the construction of new taxiways, aircraft parking and the extension of Naia's secondary runway.
Kochi/Mumbai: An Air India Express (AIE) aircraft carrying 102 passengers and six crew members on-board veered off the taxiway at Kochi airport after it arrived from Abu Dhabi early on Tuesday morning.
Air India Express issued a statement that said: "During heavy rain last night at about 2:40 IST, while entering the bay from the taxiway at Kochi, our aircraft, a Boeing 737-800, skidded off the taxiway and the wheels got stuck in a storm water drain on the side of the taxiway opposite the International airport terminal.
FAA said in a statement the Airbus A320 was cleared for landing on runway 28R, however, the pilot "inadvertently" lined up for Taxiway C that runs parallel to the runway that the aircraft was supposed to land on.
In the past, the sheer number of vehicles wanting to cross the taxiway led to significant delays, so the airport considered building a tunnel under the taxiway.
Delta, the new taxiway will allow the aircraft exit the runaway after landing making it possible for other aircraft to land or take-off.